EVENTS

Join us in celebrating historical and current events surrounding the Balfour Declaration Centenary.

Event Information:

  • Tue
    07
    Nov
    2017

    Balfour Centenary International Conference and Special Plenary Session at the Knesset

    4:30 amKnesset, Parliament of Israel in Jerusalem

    Several important speakers will be discussing the subject of the Balfour Declaration at the Knesset.

    The conference will convene at the initiative of the Balfour Centenary Committee in association with the B’nai B’rith World Center to mark 100 years since the adoption of the Balfour Declaration by the British government. It will take place under the auspices of Knesset Speaker Yoel (Yuli) Edelstein at the Knesset Auditorium on Tuesday, 7th November 2017 from 11:30-15:30 with the participation of British and Israeli parliamentarians, diplomats and experts. The conference will be followed by a Special Plenary Session of the Knesset marking the centenary (16:00 – 17:00).

    Foreign Participants: Lord Rothschild OM GBE, historian Prof. Simon Schama, UK Ambassador David Quarrey and members of the British Parliament.

    Advisory: Admission to the conference is free. Seating is limited and will be by invitation only. To receive an invitation, please return the following form to the B’nai B’rith World Center at worldcenter@012.net.il before October 10. Entry to the Knesset for the purpose of attending the conference will begin at 10:00 and end at 11:00. The conference will be held in English and Hebrew with simultaneous translation and will include a complimentary light lunch. Participants are invited to remain at the Knesset following the conference to attend a special plenary session marking the Balfour Declaration Centenary.

     

    Subject to demand transport could be arranged for payment.

     

    *Balfour Centenary Committee:

    AACI (Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel) – Central & Netanya

    B’nai B’rith World Center - Jerusalem

    ESRA -English Speaking Residents Association

    Europeans for Israel

    Jewish Historical Society of England – Israel Branch

    HOB –Association of British Immigrants

    Israel Britain & the Commonwealth Association

    Israel Forever Foundation

    Telfed – South African Zionist Federation, Israel

    Zionist Council in Israel (WZO)

     

    Return by email to: B’nai B’rith World Center at worldcenter@012.net.il

    before October 10

     

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